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Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

This forecast is supplied by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology through automated means, and is updated periodically.

Before using this forecast for navigational purposes, you should familiarise yourself with our legal disclaimer. You may wish to check the forecast with the BOM here.


IDV10460
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 25 April 2018
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 28 April 2018.

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Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
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Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A slow moving low pressure trough located over far eastern waters will clear
eastwards Wednesday night. A weak cold front is expected to pass through Bass
Strait early Thursday. A high pressure system will approach Victoria from the
west on Friday, extending a ridge across the State on Saturday. A weak cold
front will cross Tasmania Saturday night.

Forecast for Wednesday 25 April until midnight
Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 

Forecast for Thursday 26 April
Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the late morning and
afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 

Forecast for Friday 27 April
Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly at similar strength
during the afternoon, then tending south to southeasterly and easing below 10
knots. Seas: Half a metre or less. Weather: Partly cloudy. 

Forecast for Saturday 28 April
Winds: Southeasterly 5 to 10 knots becoming southerly during the afternoon 10
to 15 knots then tending south to southeasterly during the evening and easing
to around 10 knots. Seas: Half a metre or less. Weather: Partly cloudy. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Wednesday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View
the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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